Philbin Comeau Funeral Home in Clinton MA
  176 Water Street  |  Clinton, MA 01510  |  Phone: 978-365-6872


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Obituary for Robert J. ""Buck"" Croteau Sr.

Robert J. ""Buck""  Croteau Sr.
Boylston – Robert J. Croteau, Sr. “Captain Buck” recently passed away on Monday October 17, 2016 at UMass Hospital after a brave battle with Prostate Cancer. He was 53 years old.
Born on July 6, 1963, he grew up in Clinton, where he attended Clinton High School. He started working for O’Connor Plaster and Drywall back in 1986; learned his trade and started his own BC Drywall, Inc. Worked for himself for several years and eventually joined the Carpenter’s Union of Worcester; Local #107; where he learned additional trades: metalworking and became a certified welder.

Buck is survived by his loving partner in life, Leslie Parece of Boylston; a son Robert “Rob” Croteau and his wife Kelly; and his grandson Chase of Montague; his mother Margaret Welch of Life Care Center of Leominster; his brothers, Mike Sargent of Clinton; Rick Sargent of Clinton; John Sargent of Boylston; Ryan Sargent of Lancaster and Mathew Sargent of Lancaster. He is also survived by his adopted brother and best friend Kevin Stevenson who went above and beyond in Buck’s time of need.

Buck loved to travel. He loved going to Turks and Caicos Islands and Mexico, and many other Caribbean destinations. He was proud to be a fisherman and loved time on his boat, between Wellfleet and Provincetown. He spent many nights down the Cape enjoying life to the fullest.
Buck was also an avid gardener and loved working in the soil. Every year planting more than he could ever eat and was generous with what he grew. He was always helpful to those that needed a helping hand. He was a dedicated Red Sox fan and love the Patriots and watched them whenever they played.

Calling hours will be Saturday, October 22 from 1:00PM until 3:00PM at the Philbin-Comeau Funeral Home, 176 Water Street, Clinton.
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